Category: Bluegrass recording news

New music coming from Tommy Brown & County Line Grass

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the earliest days of bluegrass music it was the product of an authentically rural culture. The only artists making this new music in the 1940s were country and mountain folks whose lives revolved around the land from whence they took their living. It was […]


I Found My Daddy’s Grass from Mickey Galyean

| June 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has released a single from Mickey Galyean & Cullen’s Bridge ahead of their first album for the label, expected later this summer. It’s the title track for the album, I Found My Daddy’s Grass, written by Cullen’s Bridge banjo picker Rick Pardue, who […]


Audie Blaylock back with The Road That Winds

| June 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Perhaps the most difficult problems facing bands of any genre is the desire to grow, stay relevant, honor one’s identity, satisfy fans, and make every project better than the last. That last issue has resulted in a bit of a gap between bluegrass powerhouse and Grammy-nominee […]


Music City Roots goes Live with new label

| June 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Music City Roots, Nashville’s roots radio and television program focusing on live performance, is stepping into the record label business, releasing live sets from a variety of artists who have appeared on the show. Calling the series Live!, each will include a full set from […]


Crooked Road releases live recordings from 2015 MOMH

| June 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, has released a set of live recordings captured during the 2015 Mountains of Music Homecoming, the first year of their 10 day traveling festival with concerts and folk arts demonstrations at more than 25 locations in southwestern Virginia. […]


O’Connor Family Coming Home August 5

| June 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rounder Records has announced August 5 as the release date for Coming Home, the debut album from the O’Connor Band featuring Mark O’Connor. For Mark, who dominated US fiddle competitions as a teen in the 1970s, he’s coming home to the music that launched his career, which […]


If I Was A Ramblin’ Man from Cascade Crescendo

| June 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cascade Crescendo is a relatively new bluegrass band based in Portland, OR with something of a jamgrass/newgrass bent. Working as a quartet, they formed in 2013 and have been working the club and festival scene in the Pacific Northwest ever since. Their debut recording, Caught […]


Old time and bluegrass artists celebrate the Smokies

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Great Smoky Mountains Association, a non-profit group who promote the preservation of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, are in the process of preparing a new recording in honor of the park system’s centennial this year. On Top Of Old Smoky, due in August 2016, […]


Harlan Road – new single from NewTown

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mountain Home Music has released Harlan Road, the title cut and first single from their upcoming NewTown project, due to hit on July 8. The band is based around the music of the husband/wife team of Jr. and Kati Penn Williams. Both share their vocal talents in […]


Storyman coming from Sam Bush

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

More news today from Sugar Hill Records… June 24 is announced as the release date for Storyman, their 7th project for new grass legend Sam Bush. It will be Sam’s first project since Circles Around Me in 2009. Bush, who also produced the new record, took […]